Dad's Chili Cheese Omelet

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Charmie777

This is the most requested breakfast at my house for birthdays!!! I had never heard of one until I married my hubby. So simple, yet so good!

Top Review by Keri M.

Haven't dug in yet, but smells and looks amazing! I haven't quite mastered the art of the "omelette flip" yet, as you can see, but it's getting better! Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 3 -4 eggs, beaten well (per omelet)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 14 cup onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced (optional)


  1. In a small pan heat chili, and keep warm.
  2. Make sure all your ingredients are ready before you begin.
  3. Season 3-4 beaten eggs with salt and pepper.
  4. Melt a small amount of butter or margarine in a small nonstick skillet.
  5. Add in a little onion and jalapeno and saute for a few minutes (this can be skipped if you desire).
  6. Add eggs all at once and swirl around pan, scraping and tilting edges to cook evenly.
  7. When just slightly moist on top, place about 1/2 cup warm chili along half of the eggs and top with some shredded cheese, and additional onions and jalapenos, if desired.
  8. Gently fold omelet over to form semicircle.
  9. Slide onto serving plate and top with a spoon of chili and more cheese for presentation.
  10. Repeat with ingredients and 3-4 eggs per omelette.

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